Vashon Island Fire and Rescue
Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

2019 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 32 86
Feb 49 80
Mar 28 92
Apr -- --
Total 109 258

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2018 437 1274
2017 323 1186
2016 286 1331
2015 391 1232
2014 371 1117
2013 284 1144
2012 355 1130

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January 1, 2011
Visitors Today
Jun 26, 2019


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No Caption 2018 Annual Report Coming to a Mailbox Near You!

Administration Raechel Ehlers, June 19

Fellow Residents:
2018 was very much a year of highs and lows. The arrival of an ambulance, the loss of an engine; the renovation of a building, the failure of a roof and multiple components of a heating and cooling system; a new car fire prop & planning efforts to replace the search & rescue prop; a critical need to replace aging, worn and failing portable radios. As we have noted in the last couple ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Danger Set to High

Administration Raechel Ehlers, June 19

Due to the current and predicted weather conditions Vashon Island Fire and Rescue has moved the Fire Danger to High. In these conditions, we strongly encourage caution if you burn you must have a burn permit (link below) for all recreational fires (cooking fires and fire pits included). Given that the Fourth of July is right around the corner we encourage you to review our Fireworks and Wildfire safety ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Class 19-01 Firefighter Recruit Academy Graduation

Administration Raechel Ehlers, April 17

South Sound Fire Academy
Cordially invites you to attend the graduation ceremony of the
Class 19-01 Firefighter Recruit Academy

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

The Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Highway SW, Vashon, WA 98070
... (Full Story & Photos)

Vashon Needs Volunteer Firefighters-Training to Begin on Island this June

Administration Raechel Ehlers, April 01

Vashon Island Fire and Rescue is currently accepting applications for Volunteer Firefighters. To apply, qualified applicants will be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid Washington State driver’s license, have a driving record which meets our minimum qualifications, and will have passed a “CPAT”, Candidate Physical Ability Test, from National Testing Network ( VIFR ... (Full Story)

No Caption Islands of the Salish Sea: Preparing for Disasters

Administration Raechel Ehlers, March 19

A medical conference of regional importance
We live within the "Ring of Fire" - a place beautiful and prone to major geologic events such as the Cascadia Earthquake. When the next one comes, the likelihood is that major population centers will be consumed with responding. Currently, there is little or no reserve in our region's hospitals. A major event would likely render medical centers bereft ... (Full Story & Photos)


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